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  1. The Tao of Physics

    The Tao of Physics

    An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism

    • by
    • Fritjof Capra
    Here is the book that brought the mystical implications of subatomic physics to popular consciousness for the very first time—way back in 1975. This special edition celebrates the thirty-fifth anniversary of this early Shambhala best seller that has gone on to become a classic. It includes a new preface by the author, in which he reflects on the further discoveries and developments that have occurred in the years since… Read More

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  2. Integral Ecology

    Integral Ecology

    Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World

    • by
    • Sean Esbjorn-Hargens,
    • Michael Zimmerman
    Today there is a bewildering diversity of views on ecology and the natural environment. With more than two hundred distinct and valuable perspectives on the natural world—and with scientists, economists, ethicists, activists, philosophers, and others often taking completely different stances on the issues—how can we come to agreement to solve our toughest environmental problems? In response to this pressing need, Integral Ecology unites valuable insights from multiple perspectives into a… Read More

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  3. Embracing Mind

    Embracing Mind

    The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality

    • by
    • Brian Hodel,
    • B. Alan Wallace
    What is Mind? For this ancient question we are still seeking answers. B. Alan Wallace and Brian Hodel propose a science of the mind based on the contemplative wisdom of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christianity, and Islam.The authors begin by exploring the history of science, showing how science tends to ignore the mind, even while it is understood to be the very instrument… Read More

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  4. Embracing Mind

    Embracing Mind

    The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality

    • by
    • B. Alan Wallace,
    • Brian Hodel
    What is Mind? For this ancient question we are still seeking answers. B. Alan Wallace and Brian Hodel propose a science of the mind based on the contemplative wisdom of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, Christianity, and Islam.The authors begin by exploring the history of science, showing how science tends to ignore the mind, even while it is understood to be the very instrument through which we comprehend… Read More

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  5. Gentle Bridges

    Gentle Bridges

    Conversations with the Dalai Lama on the Sciences of Mind

    • edited by
    • Jeremy Hayward,
    • Francisco J. Varela
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  6. Quantum Questions
  7. Consciousness at the Crossroads

    Consciousness at the Crossroads

    Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism

    • by
    • H.H. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
    • edited by
    • Zara Houshmand,
    • Robert B. Livingston,
    • B. Alan Wallace
    Organized by the Mind and Life Institute, this discussion addresses some of the most troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between Western science and religion. Consciousness at the Crossroads resulted from meetings of the Dalai Lama and a group of eminent neuroscientists and psychiatrists. Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain's physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet… Read More

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  8. Letters to Vanessa

    Letters to Vanessa

    On Love, Science, and Awareness in an Enchanted World

    • by
    • Jeremy Hayward
    The world we inhabit is enchanted—every tree, rock, and star, and even "empty" space itself, is teeming with living energy and awareness. And it's all nearer to us than our own breath. Why, then, can't we see it? Because, according to Jeremy Hayward, we are taught not to. And because our cultural conditioning keeps us in denial about the fact that a strictly scientific worldview provides only a partial, and… Read More

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  9. Space, Time, and Medicine

    Space, Time, and Medicine

    Foreword by Fritjof Capra

    • by
    • Larry Dossey
    What we call modern physics says something entirely new about the world and how it behaves. For many years, these theories have been accepted as the most accurate descriptions we have ever had about our world. Nevertheless, medicine has been reluctant to incorporate these ideas into itself, continuing to view the body as a clockwork mechanism, in which illness is caused by a breakdown of "parts." Drawing on his… Read More

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  10. The Tree of Knowledge

    The Tree of Knowledge

    The Biological Roots of Human Understanding, Revised Edition

    • by
    • Francisco J. Varela,
    • Humberto R. Maturana
    "Knowing how we know" is the subject of this book. Its authors present a new view of cognition that has important social and ethical implications, for, they assert, the only world we humans can have is the one we create together through the actions of our coexistence. Written for a general audience as well as for students, scholars, and scientists and abundantly illustrated with examples from biology, linguistics, and new… Read More

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